Northern Illinois University Press


Thucydides, Hobbes, and the Interpretation of Realism

Laurie M. Johnson

Choice Outstanding Academic Book

"Valuable to anyone interested in the political thought of Hobbes and Thucydides, and especially the twentieth-century schools of realism and neorealism."Review of Politics

(1993) 273 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-87580-175-9
cloth $35.50

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter One: Human Nature
Hobbes
Thucydides
A Comparison of Hobbes and Thucydides on Human Nature
Chapter Two: Justice
Hobbes
Thucydides
A Comparison of Hobbes and Thucydides on Justice
Chapter Three: Leadership and Regimes
Hobbes
Thucydides
A Comparison of Hobbes and Thucydides on Leadership and Regimes
Conclusion
The Philosophic Roots of Realism and Neorealism
The Use and Abuse of Thucydides
An Alternative View of Thucydides
The Thucydidean Scholar
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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ISBN: 978-0-87580-175-9
cloth $35.50